Artifact Details

Title

PDP-11/70 minicomputer

Catalog Number

102733441

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1972

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 11/70 MC Printed on a label on the back of the CPU
Other number 11-3805-703-G Written on the side of the floppy drive unit
Serial number DR10350 Printed on a label on the back of the CPU

Dimensions

overall: 71 in x 20 1/2 in x 38 in

Description

The object is a computer system mounted in a metal cabinet on wheels. The components (top to bottom) consist of two 8-inch rx01 floppy drives, a CPU, and a power supply. A number of cords and cables are attached to the components. A location ticket of unknown origin, which is attached to the top of the frame on the right side, reads "Floor V-2" and "Piece 13." A plastic bag attached to the object contains various circuit boards.

Category

Digital computer/minicomputer